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Hopping Hare

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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“scotch egg”(6 reviews)
“sunday lunch”(13 reviews)
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us visited the Hopping Hare on New Years Eve for dinner, it was excellent. The food was special, tasty and well prepared. We had a New Year tasting menu and each course was delightful, obviously the chef is a great asset to the...More

Thank geoffdent2
Response from david g, Owner at Hopping HareResponded 1 week ago

Dear Geoff, A Happy New Year to you too and many thanks for your kind comments. Outstanding quality food at great value prices, alongside excellent customer service are our highest priorities and I am pleased that we delivered. Can I suggest you try out our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Christmas meal with a few colleagues - perfectly OK if a little fussy and expensive, but overall was not blown away by quality and value. Service swift and polite, but again, nothing stellar. Would not go out of my way to visit again, but would...More

Thank Jon E
Response from david g, Owner at Hopping HareResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jon, Thank you for your feedback, but it is disappointing that you only rated us as average. All our food is cooked in house by our team of excellent chefs and we source our produce from the very highest quality suppliers. Our objectives are...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a really wonderful meal. I ordered scallops to start, o was unsure of the charred sweet corn, however it was excellent. Main course I had, scallop, seabream and turbot, again excellent. The seabream was a little lost against the turbot and scallop, but...More

Thank SB2016
Response from david g, Owner at Hopping HareResponded 1 week ago

Dear SB, Many thanks for your feedback, for recommending The Hopping Hare and for awarding The Hopping Hare top marks. Very much appreciated by us all. Can I please recommend our daily specials, our Sunday menu and on Friday and Saturday nights we have an...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My last stay in Northampton was at the Hoping Hare, upon a colleague's recommendation, and the two nights there were disappointing. The room was right above the kitchen's ventilation, which is too noisy to be comfortable, with occasional bursts of laughter or discussions among staff...More

Thank Laurent M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever we are in Northampton to visit family, we stay at this small hotel. The rooms are great, the staff are friendly, the prices are right and the food is very good. Only a couple of negatives, and they are very minor, the food of...More

Thank SteveRiley
Response from david g, Owner at Hopping HareResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Steve, Many thanks for awarding the team top marks, very much appreciated by us all. Your points are well made. We do give complimentary bottles of water in the restaurant and we will now put bottles in all the bedrooms. Over the Christmas period...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$113 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Northampton
#4 Family Hotel in Northampton
#7 Romantic Hotel in Northampton
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$113 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Northampton
#4 Family Hotel in Northampton
#7 Romantic Hotel in Northampton
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (83)
Room & Suite (37)
Dining (9)
Hotel & Grounds (54)
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gabriel24
22 September 2015|
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Response from david g | Property representative |
Dear Gabriel, Thanks for your enquiry. We are convenient for the town centre (c 2.5 miles) but not really within walking distance. If you decide to stay at The Hopping Hare a taxi is the answer. Kind regards, David.
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"Insist on rooms looking outside, to avoid the ventilation noise"
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"Worth paying a bit more for the bigger rooms"
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"Ask for the upstairs suite"
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"There is only one room on the ground floor, room 20, so those who have mobility problems may wish to consider..."
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